A new federal law, aimed at making it easier for the IRS to detect and prevent refund fraud, accelerates the W-2 filing deadline for employers to January 31. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, enacted last December, includes the new requirement for employers. The January 31 filing deadline also applies to certain […]
About Fred Gaffney
Fred Gaffney has served as President of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce since 2010. He previously served as Vice President of the Chamber for over four years before moving to the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York to become Executive Director of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce in 2006. Fred is a graduate of Southern Columbia High School and Bloomsburg University.
Entries by Fred Gaffney
Be a part of the Partnership’s biggest event of the year and one of the area’s premiere holiday celebrations. The Holiday Open House will be held on Thursday, December 8th at The Pine Barn Inn. The evening will be filled with great networking opportunities and feature assorted foods and a full selection of beverages. The […]
From PA Chamber of Business & Industry An opportunity for a substantive pension reform measure to reach Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk puttered out last Wednesday night, as House legislative leaders determined that there were not enough votes in that chamber to pass legislation that had earlier been reported from a conference committee. Prior to the […]
Candidates for State Representative for the 107th and 109th districts have provided responses to business-related questions in advance of the November 8th General Election. The questions were developed by the Joint Governmental Affairs Committee of the Chamber and Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau and sent to all of the registered candidates. Their responses are provided unedited except being aggregated and […]
From PA Chamber of Business & Industry State House and Senate lawmakers are in Harrisburg this week as part of a busy two-week session period wherein they are expected to wrap up legislative action for the 2015-16 session. The PA Chamber remains focused on working with lawmakers toward getting a comprehensive public pension reform measure […]